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SQL Server Database Administrator

AQHA is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill an SQL Server Database Administrator position. The candidate will work out of our Amarillo, Texas, headquarters building.

Position Summary

The SQL Server Database Administrator is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the database. The employee will be involved in the planning and development of the database as well as troubleshooting any issues. Duties also include creating and maintaining maintenance plans, performance tuning and advising programmers on improving database performance. The employee will proactively monitor 24/7 mission critical servers to ensure data integrity and reliability.

Job Requirements

  • Transact SQL (TSQL)
  • Command level experience with SQL Server 2012 and 2012 SP2
  • SQL Server HA (high availability)
  • SQL Server Replication
  • SQL Server Database Mirroring
  • Windows and SQL Server Clustering
  • MySQL
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL, including programming and ways to optimize SQL code
  • Strong query and database tuning skills
  • Experience with database backups and disaster recovery
  • Experience in a 24X7 production environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Passion for learning and using new technologies
  • Understanding of hardware performance, memory, and I/O
  • Understanding of LINQ, Entity Framework, NHibernate, or other ORM tools is a plus
  • Scripting languages a plus
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience.  In-depth experience in the design, administration, programming, and support of RDBMSs.

Salary commensurate with experience

Interested candidates should send your resume and cover letter to jobs@aqha.org.